City offices open on a Sunday for gay marriages

(AP) - New York City clerks' offices will be open onSunday, July 24, to perform the first gay marriages under a newstate law.Mayor Michael Bloomberg's

NEW YORK - (AP) - New York City clerks' offices will be open onSunday, July 24, to perform the first gay marriages under a newstate law.

Mayor Michael Bloomberg's office says the offices will open at8:30 a.m. to receive marriage license applications in all fiveboroughs.

Normally there is a 24-hour waiting period before people can bemarried, but a judge can waive that requirement. Bloomberg's officesays judges will be on hand to consider waiver requests and performthe marriages.

During the next week the offices will also stay open until 6:30p.m., two hours later than usual.

Pre-registration to begin for gay marriageBX same-sex couples plan to tie the knotGov. Cuomo signs same-sex marriage bill

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

1 Bronx Sportscast, Jan. 23
VIDEO: Discovery of human remains in freezer shocks 2 VIDEO: Discovery of human remains in freezer shocks neighbors
Con Edison has offered a few tips you 3 Con Ed offers storm safety tips
Jenny Gutierrez, Hector Quezada and Joel Hernandez were 4 Suspects in fatal restaurant beating appear in court
5 Nor'easter conditions pound Canarsie

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE